Famous Love Sayings

  1. “Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.” – Leo Buscaglia
  2. “At least I know what love is. Like clouds love the sky, ocean loves sand, winter loves snow, snow loves breeze, it’s all connected. It’s called unconditional love. It’s in our heart.” – Niki Yan
  3. “Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa
  4. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde
  5. “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.” – 1 John 4:18 (NKJV)
  6. “To love is to admire with the heart: to admire is to love with the mind.”- Theophile Gautier
  7. “To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.” – Karen Sunde
  8. “Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone.” – C. S. Lewis
  9. “All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  10. “Love is the beauty of the soul.” – Saint Augustine
  11. “Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be the first in love. I want you to be the first in moral excellence. I want you to be the first in generosity.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  12. “Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.” – William Shakespeare
  13. “Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” – Barbara De Angelis
  14. “To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.” – Van Lubreitz
  15. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix
  16. “Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed: our love to others, and others’ love to us.” – Thomas Trahern
  17. “If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to the rest of his fellow men, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.” – Erich Fromm
  18. “Just because you love someone doesn’t mean you have to be involved with them. Love is not a bandage to cover wounds.” – Hugh Elliott
  19. “Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  20. “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” – Zelda Fitz
  21. “Take away love and our earth is a tomb.” – Robert Browning
  22. “You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.” – Amy Carmichael
  23. “Love doesn’t make the world go round, love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Elizabeth Browning
  24. “Love, like truth and beauty, is concrete. Love is not fundamentally a sweet feeling; not, at heart, a matter of sentiment, attachment, or being “drawn toward.” Love is active, effective, a matter of making reciprocal and mutually beneficial relation with one’s friends and enemies.” – Carter Heyward
  25. “Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.” – Erich Fromm
  26. “I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  27. “The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.” – Josiah G. Holland
  28. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” – Paulo Coelho
  29. “We can only learn to love by loving.” – Iris Murdoch
  30. “The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.” – Mother Teresa
  31. “The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.” – Barbara De Angelis
  32. “In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love” – Mother Teresa
  33. “Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.” – David Byrne
  34. “Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.” – John Keats
  35. “To love another person is to see the face of God.” – Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
  36. “Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.” – Rabbi Julius Gordon
  37. “There is only one happiness in life to love and be loved.” – George Sand
  38. “Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.” – Peace Pilgrim
  39. “Love is not what the mind thinks, but what the heart feels.”- Greg Evans
  40. “Love is the basic need of human nature, for without it life is disrupted emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and physically.” – Karl Menninger
  41. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  42. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)
  43. “True love doesn’t have a happy ending: True love doesn’t have an ending.” Author Unknown
  44. “Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  45. “I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.” – John Ciardi
  46. Love is the seed of all hope. It is the enticement to trust, to risk, to try, to go on.” – Gloria Gaither

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